Xiaomi today officially announced Redmi 4A, its latest budget smartphone in India. The device will be available exclusively on Amazon India and company’s own e-store starting from March 23rd. Apart from phone announcement, Xiaomi India also confirmed the launch of Redmi 4 and Redmi 4 Prime smartphones in the upcoming days. This will be the successor of company’s 2016 most popular budget smartphones, the Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime.
Oh and by the way, the successor to Redmi 3S is coming soon! How soon? You are just gonna have to wait 🙂 pic.twitter.com/R3uxDRAqN5
— Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) March 20, 2017
The above teaser has the similar curved glass screen to that of Redmi 4 which was introduced in China last year. Coming to the specifications, the Redmi 4 standard version features 5-inch HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display and is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcom Snapdragon 430 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU. It runs on MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, sports a 13MP rear camera (5MP front camera) and has hybrid dual SIM support. On the storage front, the Redmi 4 has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 128GB. There is a 4100mAh battery on the back.
Considering the Redmi 4 Prime variant, it features similar 5-inch display but with Full HD 1080p screen resolution. Under the hood, there is a 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The other specifications includes a fingerprint scanner, 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 5MP front camera, MIUI 8 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow), hybrid dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, and a 4100mAh battery.
Coming to the pricing, the Redmi 4 was launched in China for 699 Yuan (US$ 103 / Rs. 6900 approx.) for the base variant and 899 Yuan (US$ 133 / Rs. 8880 approx.) for the high-end variant. Stay tuned as we’ll update once Xiaomi reveals more details about the Redmi 4/ Prime in the coming weeks.